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Old October 2, 2012, 02:42 PM   #41
Mike Irwin
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RJ,

How could it be made between 1897 and 1897 when it appears to be patent dated September 1904 as stamped on the grip?

Also, I am almost certain that the second model did not use the coil mainspring, it used a leaf mainspring, and that the Third Model introduced the coil mainspring.
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